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Kate Cameron reaches Canadian women's curling championship semifinal

Kate Cameron reaches Canadian women's curling championship semifinal

CALGARY — A day after eliminating a heavyweight from contention, Kate Cameron continued her climb into Canadian women's elite curling by reaching the national championship's semifinal.
CP reporter Donna Spencer earns Paul McLean Award for contribution to curling

CP reporter Donna Spencer earns Paul McLean Award for contribution to curling

CALGARY — Donna Spencer of The Canadian Press has been awarded the Paul McLean Award as a person who has made a significant contribution to curling behind the scenes.
Alberta to host world junior hockey championship in 2027

Alberta to host world junior hockey championship in 2027

EDMONTON — The world junior hockey championship is returning to Alberta. Hockey Canada says the province will host the world juniors in 2027. No cities or venues for the tournament have been set.
Country star Corb Lund criticizes Alberta minister over coal application support

Country star Corb Lund criticizes Alberta minister over coal application support

TABER, Alta. — An Alberta country music star is criticizing the province's energy minister for advising its energy regulator to accept initial applications for a coal mine project in the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southern Alberta.
Two years in, Ukraine-Russia conflict brings hard choices, fractured families

Two years in, Ukraine-Russia conflict brings hard choices, fractured families

CALGARY — For Ukrainians in country and as far away as Canada, Saturday’s grim second anniversary of the Russian invasion means reflection on lives lost, families shattered, hard choices made and even harder choices to come.
'It's the water crisis': Newest Alberta NDP leadership candidate to focus on climate

'It's the water crisis': Newest Alberta NDP leadership candidate to focus on climate

A rookie legislature member for Alberta’s NDP is making a bid for the party's top job, promising a campaign focused on climate change and drought.

Matt Boldy scores 2 as Wild beat Oilers 4-2 for sixth win in eight games

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Matt Boldy scored a twice as the Minnesota Wild beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Friday night. Jonas Brodin and Mats Zuccarello also scored for the Wild, who are 6-1-1 in their last eight games.
Matt Boldy's two-goal performance lifts Wild over Oilers 4-2

Matt Boldy's two-goal performance lifts Wild over Oilers 4-2

EDMONTON — The Minnesota Wild weathered the Edmonton Oilers' third period onslaught on Friday. Matt Boldy scored a pair of goals as Minnesota came away with a 4-2 victory over the Oilers, despite getting outshot 24-7 in the final frame.
Einarson ousted in Tournament of Hearts, falls short of record fifth straight crown

Einarson ousted in Tournament of Hearts, falls short of record fifth straight crown

CALGARY — Kerri Einarson's bid for a record five straight Canadian women's curling championships halted Friday with a playoff loss to Kate Cameron.
Homan, Jones inch closer to Tournament of Hearts crown, Einarson ousted

Homan, Jones inch closer to Tournament of Hearts crown, Einarson ousted

CALGARY — The road to another Canadian women's curling championship for Rachel Homan and Jennifer Jones shortened with playoff wins while Kerri Einarson's bid for five straight titles came to an end Friday.